If you use background music on your website, you may be eligible for the Background Music on Websites licence. This is a joint licence from both PPL and PRS for Music and will be administered by PPL on behalf of both organisations.
Download the full terms for this licence and see the details.
This licence grants both PPL and PRS for Music permissions in one simple annual payment of £122 plus VAT.
It’s important that visitors to your website know you are licensed by PPL and PRS for Music. Find out how to download a digital sticker for your website to highlight that you are legally compliant.
If you wish to use more music than is detailed above, you may instead need to be licensed as an online radio station or online service.
You need a licence if you play recorded music on your website.
Purchase your joint PPL and PRS for Music licence today by using our secure online licensing system.
In almost all cases, you will need a licence if you play recorded music on your website.
PPL and PRS for Music are committed to simplifying music licensing and currently operate the following joint licensing solutions:
Limited Manufacture Licence
Amateur sports clubs
Background music on websites
Both organisations license music but represent different rights holders.
For PPL licensing enquiries relating to radio broadcasts, contact our customer service team.
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